Sample Job Descriptions

Sample job descriptions

To assist you with your hiring needs, AH&LA has compiled comprehensive job descriptions of duties and responsibilities for the following positions.  Just click on the title of interest to view the complete profile, and you are free to replicate and use it at your discretion.

Chief Accountant
Assists the Director of Finance in assuring the implementation of the Corporate Policies & Procedures, maintains the legal financial reports to the hotel, and effectively administers the Accounting office staff and other sections of the Finance department.

Directs the accounting and control functions at the hotel, while ensuring timely reporting of operating results and maintains the integrity of the management information system.


Director of Sales
Oversees and manages sales staff and reservations to ensure maximum revenue, editorial coverage, and marketing opportunities are achieved.

Conference Sales Manager
Solicits future conference business for hotels in assigned market areas, and maintains booking goals. 

Chief Engineer
Directs, coordinates and performs routine, preventive and emergency interior/exterior maintenance and repairs to obtain optimum efficiency and economy of operations, with a balanced focus on mission, guests, employee and owner satisfaction. 

General Manager
Directs and coordinates activities of Hotel to obtain optimum efficiency and economy of operations and maximize its full potential, with a balanced focus on people, product and profit.

Human Resources Manager
Develops policy, directs and manages all aspects of the property’s human  resources activities and programs, ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations pertaining to ADA, SB198, FMLA, labor relations, employment practices, etc.

Assistant General Manager
Directs and coordinates hotel activities to obtain optimum efficiency and economy of operations and maximize full potential, with a balanced focus on mission, guest, employee and owner satisfaction. 

Executive Housekeeper
Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Housekeeping and Laundry Departments and supervision of staff members.

Food and Beverage Manager
Provides members and guests with quality food and beverage products in a clean atmosphere with the best service possible.

 Executive Chef
Consistently prepares innovative and creative cuisine, presentation, and flavor for the dining rooms, banquets, and other food facilities, resulting in outstanding guest satisfaction and increased market share, covers, and revenue.  Interviews, hires, trains, and supervises the kitchen team while controlling production and food costs.

Executive Chef and Director of F&B 
Oversees all food and beverage culinary, banquet, conference, and restaurant services. Ensures the highest standards of operation, products are maintained, and the departments are managed in an efficient and profitable manner.

Night Security
Provides security and safety for the guests and the hotel during the night.  Is familiar with and complies with the Hotel’s mission and service standards and philosophy in performing all key areas of accountability and other essential duties and responsibilities